What are the theological and biblical issues surrounding contemporary concerns such as abortion, gambling, drugs, temptation, euthanasia and even the temper? How has history dealt with these issues? What, if anything, does the Bible have to say? This large volume provides extensive background and analysis on over 700 contemporary issues, people and terms. Additional topics include evolution, civil rights, laws in the Old and New Testament, homosexuality, humanism, forgiveness, and more.